Im a bit unsure??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by megancribb, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. megancribb

    megancribb New Egg

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    I have 9 appprox 9 week old Arucana??? chicks.. they are all well feathered and I have been told you can sex them by their tails??? I will try and get a pic later.. they all have quite straight long tails that stick straight up/out.. What is the true way to sex these types of chicken?? 8 of the 9 are a lavender/grey colour and I have one brownish one..... all but one have wee tufts on their heads??
     
  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    At 9 weeks you should be able to sex by their combs. Cockerels will have bigger, red combs; pullets' will be smaller and very pale.

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  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    ok i'm going to guess that ur not from the united states, correct? if you are from here then Arucana's dont have tails. i would have to see pics of them to try and guess gender
     

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